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A list of the best Lewis Carroll quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Lewis Carroll quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Lewis Carroll quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Lewis Carroll should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Lewis Carroll quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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I believe this thought, of the possibility of death — if calmly realised, and steadily faced would be one of the best possible tests as to our going to any scene of amusement being right or wrong. Lewis Carroll

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One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter. Lewis Carroll

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If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there. Lewis Carroll

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If everybody minded their own business, the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, the world would go round a deal faster than it does. Lewis Carroll

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Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Said the Cat. I don't much care where -- Said Alice. Then it doesn't matter which way you go, said the Cat. Lewis Carroll

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I think I could, if I only knew how to begin. For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible. Lewis Carroll

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Yet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds? Lewis Carroll

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Write that down, the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence. Lewis Carroll

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And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors. Lewis Carroll

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Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that! Lewis Carroll

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Sometimes I've believed as many as six possible things before breakfast. Lewis Carroll

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One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice, said the Queen. When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. Lewis Carroll

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How queer everything is to-day! And yesterday things went on just as usual. I wonder if Ive been changed in the night? Let me think: was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if Im not the same, the next question is, Who in the world am I? Ah, thats the great puzzle! Lewis Carroll

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There is no use trying, said Alice; one can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice, said the Queen. When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. Lewis Carroll

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No, no! said the Queen. Sentence firstverdict afterwards. Lewis Carroll

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When I use a word, Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, it means just what I choose it to meanneither more nor less. The question is, said Alice, whether you can make words mean so many different things. The question is, said Humpty Dumpty, which is to be masterthats all. Lewis Carroll

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What I tell you three times is true. Lewis Carroll

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The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday --but never jam today. Lewis Carroll

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I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache. Lewis Carroll

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When I use a word, Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, it means just what I choose it to mean -- neither more nor less. Lewis Carroll

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The time has come, the Walrus said,To talk of many things:Of shoesand shipsand sealing-waxOf cabbagesand kingsAnd why the sea is boiling hotAnd whether pigs have wings. Lewis Carroll

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Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle. Lewis Carroll

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Speak roughly to your little boy, and beat him when he sneezes: he only does it to annoy, because he knows it teases. Lewis Carroll

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There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration. Lewis Carroll

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Theres the Kings Messenger. Hes in prison now, being punished: and the trial doesnt begin until next Wednesday: and of course the crime comes last of all. Suppose he never commits the crime? said Alice. That would be all the better, wouldnt it? the Queen said. Lewis Carroll